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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
H M Gousha Company
The Kansas City Style of Jazz
The authors in this book have traced the history and personalities involved in the immergence of the unique style of jazz that originated in the heartland and in particular in Kansas City during the 1920s-1940s....
The Kansas City Jewish Chronicle's Guide to Jewish Living
Entire issue of the magazine except the first section devoted to Jewish cultural issues, such as clubs, religious organizations, B'nai B'rith, etc.
The Kansas City Driving Club: Resume of the Year Just Past
Photo (of E. F. Swinney) and article about the Kansas City Driving Club at 46th and Lydia Avenues, headed by president Edward Swinney.
The Kansas City Club Will Be Ready for "House Warming" in Its Luxurious New Home New Year's Day
Illustrations of the interior and exterior of the new Kansas City Club building at 13th Street and Baltimore Avenue and caption about the planned festivities at its house-warming open house event on New...
The Ivanhoe Commemorates Dedication to Black Men
December 12-18, 2008
The Ivanhoe social club is celebrating 100 years of commitment to the African American community in greater Kansas City. Since its founding in 1908, Ivanhoe membership has included influential members...
The Incredible Tale of a 96-Year Old [sic] Man Who Was Seldom Seen...and Still Is
Photos and biographical article about Seldom Seen, a 96-year-old black veteran of "various jails and penitentiaries" (for a total of 45 years) with the legal name of Ivory Johnson. Born in Oklahoma Territory...
The Hounds of Old Pennock: 5th Missouri State Militia Cavalry & Colonel William Ridgeway Penick
William Ridgeway Penick was Colonel of the 5th Missouri State Militia Cavalry on the Union Side. He and his regiment served in the Independence area between August, 1862 and June, 1863. The units involvement...
The Home Library
Article about the new club and its rules and activities.
The Great Southside Shop and Swap
Article about swingers' and "mate-swapping" clubs in Kansas City, including the Spirit of '76, meeting at the Granada Inn at 5555 East 115th Street.
The Great Pretenders
File contains article about the embezzlement of Citibank employee Becky Schafer of $3.3 million, including $30,000 for membership at "Kansas City's exclusive Hallbrook Country Club," in Leawood, Johnson...
The Genius Next Door
Information about Mensa, a club for those with I.Q.s above 130.
The General Committees: The Men Who Will Have Charge of the General Club Work This Year
Lists of committees and members of each: transportation, industries, civics, public affairs, and general.
The Gateway of Kansas: A Supplement to Harper's Weekly
Illustration of the Kansas City Club Building.
The Game Is Backgammon
Popular trend in 1970s of "disco-backgammon clubs and retaurant/bars where the game is enjoyed."
The Franchise Meeting
Largest and longest meeting of the year, discussing the proceedings.
The Flamingo Club
January 30, 2008
Photograph and caption of the Flamingo Club and Netherlands Hotel (3835 Main), circa 1940s.
The First Annual Exhibit of the Kansas City Architectural Club
The Kansas City Architectural Club holds an exhibit of architectural drawings, sketches, and models. A list is included and includes names as Louis Curtiss, F. E. McIlvain, John Van Brunt, William Cutler,...
The Country Club Life
Overview of six of Kansas City's older country clubs: Kansas City Country Club, Mission Hills Country Club, Indian Hills Country Club, Oakwood Country Club, The Carriage Club, and The Rockhill Club. This...
The Commercial Club of Kansas City: Twenty-eighth Annual Election
Club elections with nominees.
The Commercial Club Home ( An Editorial in the Kansas City Journal of June 3, 1916)
Accomodations for the Club.
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